Commitment to Diversity
As a university, we cherish our commitment to a diverse student body. We think this commitment to a diverse campus enhances your academic experience by exposing you to a variety of backgrounds, attitudes, beliefs and experiences. Marquette continues to be one of the most diverse campuses in Wisconsin.
Where we come from
Marquette is home to 8,335 undergraduate and 3,091 graduate students.
The university's reputation draws students from nearly every state and 60 countries.
Who we are — Freshman Class of 2021
2,021 total first-year students
95 percent reside on campus
72 percent students from outside Wisconsin
60 percent Catholic
60 percent public high school graduates
50 percent female
32 percent students of color
- 16 percent Hispanic
- 7 percent Asian
- 5 percent Black
- 2 pecent Multi-racial underrepresented people of color
- 2 percent Multi-racial non-underrepresented people of color
23 percent first-generation college students (the first in their family to attend college)
18 percent legacy students (students with a parent or sibling who attended Marquette)
2 percent international students